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Drinkald, George (Sailor), 1776-1864


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Autobiography of George Drinkald, a sailor from Lincolnshire

Call Number: MS P447
Overview Autobiography by George Drinkald or Drinkall (1776-1864), a sailor from Lincolnshire, England. Topics include the Workhouse; being a farmer's boy and runaway; serving as a Trent and Humber sailor; working in coatwise and London shipping. Other topics include serving on the crew on a convict ship bound for Botany Bay, 1797; mutiny by French prisoners; imprisoned in Argentina (Buenos Aires, Santa Fe, Montevideo, etc.) Drinkald converted to Catholicism; escaped to the United States, 1802;...
Dates: after 1830